senate Bill S7102

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to first responders and rehabilitation facilities carrying opioid antagonist drugs; and making an appropriation therefor

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Apr 28, 2014 referred to finance

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S7102 - Details

Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Amd §3000-a, Pub Health L

S7102 - Summary

Allows first responders to carry, and rehabilitation facilities to dispense, opioid antagonist drugs; makes an appropriation therefor.

S7102 - Sponsor Memo

S7102 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7102

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 28, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. MONTGOMERY, BRESLIN, DILAN, HOYLMAN, KENNEDY, KRUEG-
  ER,  PARKER,  PERKINS, SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  first  responders
  carrying opioid antagonist drugs; and making an appropriation therefor

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 3000-a of the  public  health  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
  3.  ANY  INDIVIDUAL  WHO MEETS THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ESTABLISHED BY
REGULATIONS PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE THOUSAND TWO OF THIS  ARTICLE  AND
WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ADMINISTRATION OF INITIAL LIFESAVING CARE OF SICK
AND  INJURED PERSONS MAY CARRY OPIOID ANTAGONIST DRUGS, SUCH AS NALOXONE
HYDROCHLORIDE.  IN ADDITION, REHABILITATION FACILITIES MAY DISPENSE SUCH
OPIOID ANTAGONIST DRUGS WHEN DISCHARGING AN INPATIENT TO SUCH PATIENT, A
FAMILY MEMBER OF, CAREGIVER FOR, OR TO AN INDIVIDUAL WHO SHARES A  DOMI-
CILE WITH SUCH DISCHARGED INPATIENT.
  S  2.  The  sum of five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) or so much
thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated to the department of
health out of any moneys in the state treasury in the general fund,  not
otherwise  appropriated, and made immediately available, for the purpose
of carrying out the provisions of this act. Such moneys shall be payable
on the audit and warrant of the comptroller  on  vouchers  certified  or
approved by the commissioner of health in the manner prescribed by law.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14126-06-4

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